About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit, open access institution with more than 50,000 graduates worldwide. The University offers affordable online undergraduate and graduate programs designed with the priorities of working adults in mind. The online learning experience applies real world knowledge to today's top careers to ensure that the degree earned online provides the same high-quality education and academic challenge as one earned in-class.

The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong career success while making college affordable. Their Real Mastery® approach helps students not only learn, but master, the knowledge and skills employers expect. Students apply learning to real world situations, giving them the confidence to showcase their talents to a current or future employer.

Online learners have access to the University’s Service Desk for hardware or software support during extended hours of operation seven days a week, via phone, email and online help response system. Online library services are available 24/7. Bellevue University offers many additional resources such as online tutorials and writing help and online forums to connect with peers.


Bellevue University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, Bellevue University programs are accredited by a number of specialized agencies like the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 

Bellevue University also meets all Better Business Bureau membership standards for BBBOnLine Reliability participation.

Bellevue University is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).